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New York Times, Friday, June 24, 1977

Author:
Bert Beaman
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Bert Beaman has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,177
Across
1. Did some carpentry : SAWED
6. Actors' concerns : CUES
10. "___ She Sweet" : AINT
14. Star like Sills : PRIMADONNA
16. Attic promenade : STOA
17. Army no-no : INSUBORDINATION
19. Kind of kick : TOP
20. Westminster judge's concern : BREED
21. Catches : LANDS
22. Cry "Wolf!" : ALARM
23. Tumult : BABEL
24. Setting : SCENE
27. Sharif : OMAR
29. Corded fabric : REP
31. Neighbor of R.I. : CONN
32. Moslem ascetic : SANUSI
34. "Eureka!" : AHA
35. Naïve : UNSOPHISTICATED
38. Divinity-school deg. : DTH
39. Pay attention : LISTEN
40. Kind of duck : DEAD
41. Gielgud's title : SIR
42. Unoriginal one : APER
43. Warbucks : DADDY
44. Some are common : NOUNS
46. Latin roll-call answer : ADSUM
49. W.W.I battle site : MEUSE
50. Bikini, for one : ATOLL
51. Wind dir. : ESE
54. Like many slum children : UNDERPRIVILEGED
57. Wine bucket : ICER
58. Habitual : INVETERATE
59. Baseball champs: 1976 : REDS
60. Earl or duke : PEER
61. Runabout's relative : SEDAN
Down
1. Patio gear : SPIT
2. River through Pisa : ARNO
3. Mere handful : WISP
4. Bird that can't fly : EMU
5. What dilettantes do : DABBLE
6. Kitchen utensil : CORER
7. Reserved : UNDEMONSTRATIVE
8. Oklahoma city : ENID
9. ___ Diego : SAN
10. Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
11. Traveled about : ITINERATED
12. Fool : NOODLEHEAD
13. Hosiery shades : TANS
15. Copperfield's first wife : DORA
18. He took Rome: A.D. 410 : ALARIC
22. Part of A.D. : ANNO
23. "___ Street Blues" : BASIN
24. Runs before the wind : SCUDS
25. Self-restraint : CONTINENCE
26. Concealed : ENSHROUDED
28. Tone down : MUTE
30. Rice field : PADDY
32. Exports : SHIPS
33. Ease, in Paris : AISE
36. Carpenter, at times : PLANER
37. Bede, of literature : ADAM
43. He advocated "brinkmanship" : DULLES
45. Customers : USERS
47. White-cliff territory : DOVER
48. Skirt feature : SLIT
49. Alaskan glacier : MUIR
50. English composer : ARNE
51. Old oath : EGAD
52. ___ precedent : SETA
53. British statesman : EDEN
55. Domino spot : PIP
56. Prior to : ERE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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